Clerical Assistant

Orkney Islands Council

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Educational Resources

Clerical Assistant

35 hours per week
Temporary up to 31 March 2019
£17,624 - £18,281 (including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking for a Clerical Assistant to join our established support services team which provides all aspects of clerical and administrative support within the Service. You will be required to undertake a wide variety of duties within this demanding environment.

You will hold a SVQ2 or equivalent level qualification in a relevant subject OR where the essential qualification is not held, a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in an administrative role is required. Previous experience in general administrative and reception duties, dealing with the public, Microsoft Office packages, and basic financial systems is essential.

You must be highly motivated and have a flexible and positive approach to all aspects of work.

Your communication and organisational skills must be of the highest standard as you will be required to work on your own initiative and as part of a team liaising with the public, the wider service and external agencies. You should be able to uphold the highest levels of confidentiality.

For an informal discussion, please contact Karen Walter, Education Resources Manager, telephone 01856 873535 ext 2421 or email

Closing date: Sunday 18 March 2018

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post

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